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Book Review: The House of Mirth by Edith Wharton

Many years ago I read Ethan Frome and fell in love with Edith Wharton’s writing style. Last year I read and loved The Age of Innocence. Just recently I finished The House of Mirth and I have to say wow. … Continue reading

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Book Review: The War of the Worlds by H. G. Wells

I’ve been on a roll lately with my 1001 books. The last three have surprised me in a good way. Last year I read The Invisible Man by H. G. Wells and I hate to admit it, but I wasn’t … Continue reading

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Book Review: Around the World in Eighty Days by Jules Verne

I survived the week with our friends. Oh boy did we cram a lot in. Here are the highlights: The British Library, Matthew Bourne’s Swan Lake, Pubs, Borough Market, more pubs, shopping, an Arsenal football match at Emirates, and guess … Continue reading

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Book Review: The Time Machine by H. G. Wells

I wasn’t sure what to expect when I sat down to read this science fiction classic by H. G. Wells. I wasn’t a huge fan of The Invisible Man and I feared I wouldn’t like this novel either. My main … Continue reading

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Book Review: Persuasion by Jane Austen

Happy New Year! I meant to post this yesterday, but nothing went right yesterday. I really hope this isn’t a sign of how the rest of 2014 will go. Fingers crossed for a good year, with only a few bad … Continue reading

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Book Review: Emma by Jane Austen

Before I get to my review I wanted to let you know how my book tour for my latest novel, Marionette, is going. On Saturday, Cindy wrote a wonderful review on her blog. And yesterday, I guest posted on The … Continue reading

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The Consolations of the Forest Excerpt and Giveaway

Release date: September 17, 2013 Page number: 256 Publisher link HC ISBN: 978-0-8478-4127-1 Ebook ISBN: 978-0-8478-4140-0 Goodreads Today I’m happy to share an excerpt from this book. Yesterday I reviewed it on my writing blog, however since I love to travel, … Continue reading

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Book Review: Amsterdam by Ian McEwan

I finished reading Amsterdam last night and was tempted to write my review right away. Good thing I was feeling lazy. This is my second book by Ian McEwan. He has eight on my 1001 list. Before I say if … Continue reading

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How Blogging Changed Me

I’ve written about this topic before on my blog. I’ve been blogging now for almost three years and I’m still asked, “Why do I blog?” Now my initial response is, “What are you an idiot?” Then I remember that it’s … Continue reading

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The Good Soldier by Ford Madox Ford

The first time I heard of Ford Madox Ford was when I was reading Ernest Hemingway’s A Moveable Feast. I can’t remember the exact quote, but essentially Hemingway said readers shouldn’t bother with Ford’s novels. Then a few months ago … Continue reading

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